We all want to make sure we can continue to do the things we love (and keep up with the ones we love) as we age, and it all starts with taking care of our bodies right now. Aging well means growing better, not older! From the foods you should add to your diet to fight cancer and keep your brain sharp to exercises that will improve your health and keep your body strong, here are our top 11 tips for living your best life at every age.
Getting and staying healthy should always be a priority, but you may not know all you could be doing to ensure that you stay on top of your health and the risks associated with aging. Today is the first day of the rest of your life, so make a resolution to do all you can to be your healthiest self by following these decade-by-decade health tips.
Going to the doctor isn’t generally something many of us look forward to. A good relationship with your physician, however, is an important part of getting and staying healthy.
Chances are you’re aware of some bad habits you really need to kick, and some healthy ones you should finally start adopting. We’re here to tell you the time is now.
4. Eat These Foods to Fight Cancer and Keep Your Brain Sharp
A healthy diet should be your first line of defense against cancer and dementia. Here’s how to turn every meal into a powerful weapon against disease.
Aqua therapy is an increasingly popular form of treatment and rehabilitation for patients with a broad range of illnesses and injuries. Here are some of the many benefits to hitting the pool for treatment, recovery or just a great aquatic workout.
Falls are the leading cause of injuries among adults 65 years and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control, but balance is an important skill, no matter your age.
As yoga’s popularity has continued to grow, so has the body of research confirming the far-reaching benefits of regular practice. Beginning your day with yoga is a gradual and energizing way to transition from restful sleep to your active day.
We asked breast cancer experts to explain some of the major risk factors for breast cancer and to suggest ways women can manage them to keep their risk as low as possible.
The best way to reduce your risk of fractures is to take steps now to build and maintain strong, healthy bones far into the future.
More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, according to the National Institute on Aging. That number is expected to grow, with an estimated 7 million people afflicted by the year 2025, and will climb to an estimated 15 million in 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Did you know that activities like getting involved with your child’s school’s parent-teacher association, your local church or your favorite nonprofit, or participating in a monthly book club or trivia night with friends from the neighborhood can keep you young? Staying socially and mentally active has been shown to support brain health. Keep an eye on Make It Better’s events listings for great ways to get involved with our vibrant community. If a senior in your life could use some extra support maintaining this active engagement, North Shore Senior Center has been a community leader in supporting the independence and well being of older adults, providing an enriching array of activities, volunteer opportunities, and support services.